Guilford Arts Center Craft Expo 2020 “Call for Entry”
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January 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
GUILFORD ART CENTER ANNOUNCES “CALL FOR ENTRY” FOR CRAFT EXPO 2020 Application
Exhibition dates: July 17, 18, 19, 2020
Application deadline: January 21, 2020
Late Entry: January 23, 2020
Craft Expo 2020, held on the historic Guilford Green, is Connecticut’s premier outdoor show of fine American craft. Now in its 63rd year, Craft Expo is one of the top-ranked and longest-running craft shows in the Northeast. Ranked by Sunshine Artist as a top 200 Best Shows in America.
Craft Expo showcases high quality works from over 180 artists who travel in from across the country. Works are presented in a range of media, including clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, printing, photography, sculpture, and wood. The event features an emerging artist tent, live music, gourmet food trucks, beer garden, creative activities for families, live demonstrations, a silent auction of artist donated work, a Guilford Art Center student art tent and more. Craft Expo takes place in the historic town of Guilford, CT, located half-way between Boston and New York. Guilford is best known for its picturesque town green and access to shoreline points, making it a popular summertime destination. Craft Expo is a much-anticipated annual event, attended by over 7,000 residents and visitors who are educated, knowledgeable and strong supporters of fine craft, artists and makers.
The show is organized and promoted by Guilford Art Center, a non-profit school, shop and gallery serving the shoreline community for over 50 years. It conducts extensive marketing and advertising campaigns for the show, reaching out to audiences across the Northeast.
Emerging Artist Opportunity. Apply to become part of Craft Expo Emerging Artist program. Acceptance into our show will provide a pathway for emerging artists into a competitive fine craft show. Application and booth fees have been reduced.
CONTACT GUILFORD ART CENTER FOR MORE INFORMATION:
411 Church Street
P.O. Box 589
Guilford, CT 06437
Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
HOLIDAY CLOSINGS:New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
The GUILFORD ART CENTER is handicap accessible.
I-95 to Exit 58; north on Route 77 for 200 yards.
GUILFORD ART CENTER is on your right, just past the blinking light.